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World War II

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1944
Mandan, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944

Died while in MIA status - buried at sea.

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1944
Bottineau, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944 / Age: 28

Died while in MIA status. Killed aboard the USS Birmingham.

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1944
Park River, ND
World War II - POW
Branch of Service: Marines
Date of Capture: October 24, 1944

Died while in Prisoner of War status.

WWII Memorial, Hoboken
1944
Bismarck, ND
World War II - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 24th Quartermaster Company, 24th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: October 24, 1944 / Age: 30

Killed in action in the Philippines after suffering fatal wounds on Leyte Island.

Adam Jack Klupp
1944
Regent, ND
World War II - POW
Branch of Service: Navy
Date of Capture: October 24, 1944

Died when Arisan Maru, transporting Allied Prisoners of War from the Philippines to Japan, was sunk by USS Shark (SS-314)

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1944
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 31st Infantry Regiment
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944 / Age: 29

Died while in MIA status.

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1944
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: United States Strategic Air Forces
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944

Died while in MIA status.

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1944
Grand Forks, ND
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944 / Age: 28

Died while in MIA status. Killed aboard the USS Birmingham (CL-62) when attempting to rescue crew and fight fires alongside the stricken carrier USS Princeton (CVL-23) during the Battle of Leyte Gulf.

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1944
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Navy
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944

Died while in MIA status.

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1944
World War II - MIA
Branch of Service: Navy
Company/Division: United States Naval Reserve
Date of Disappearance: October 24, 1944

Died while in MIA status off of Leyte, when a ship exploded near a cruiser on which he was stationed.

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